Martin Logan Scenario Floorstanding Speakers

4.33/5 (15 Reviews) MSRP : $1995.00


Product Description

compact, full range hybrid speaker


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ironskull a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: November 11, 2007

Bottom Line:   

The scenario as with all Martin Logan products, I find the sound to be superior to box speakers. However, I use a Bohlender-Graebener 220i planar for front center because BG planars deliver more fidelity in the vocal range.
I also employ a Velodyne spl-1200r sub as the MLs are a little light in the pants with frequencies below 60htz.
If the gear upstream is not quality the Scenarios will rat it out. To preclude that I swapped out my Yammy v-2600 130-watt receiver for NAD M15/M25 160watt separates. Into those I input either a HI-def Dish sat receiver or a Samsung Blu-ray BD-P1200 second gen DVD player via optical audio cable. I also input a solid Pioneer CD player.
I have a vaulted ceiling so I treated the room with bass traps and sound deflectors.
And wal-la what else is there to say.

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2003

Price Paid:    $800.00

Purchased At:   isoldit



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by abidmrcog a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: October 24, 2007

Bottom Line:   
These Speakers Pair has opened my ears to enter into the jazz world, Specialized for classical and instrumental, even a slight pin drop and glass break is felt. Guitar and tympanic plus the vocal performance appears to be realistic, as if they are playing in front of you. Due to its hybrid performance they are doing their best of both the worlds. Amazing performance to its specialize fields.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2003

Price Paid:    $2650.00

Purchased At:   personel seller



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by abid a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: September 23, 2007

Bottom Line:   
Paid a lot more due to lack of availability in my country, purchased it for a private party who was selling it .
These are the speakers that have opened my ears to vast varieties of music that I did not appreciated before. Martinlogan Scenario gives the ultimate details of tiny bit of sound.From a pin drop to a blast . My taste has now changed from rock to classical which I never used to listen before. Best for Acoustic , Jazz, Classicals etc.

ML gives a live performance stage in front of the listener,the depth of guitar, drum ,tympanic, flute, vocals, each string vibrate the sweet part of your receptors to make you addicted to it. After listening to it, you are not able to hear your older series of speakers as they will never soud this good.(So if you cant afford it, dont listen to this)

I compared it to Magneplanners 3.6, which i was a fan before, but ML showed me the true live performance which MAGNEPAN did not come any closer to it .
If you are a rock,Tecno,Rap listener, dont think of buying any of the ML series as they will not do any good for you. For that you need to have a separate speakers pair.

I bought krell FPB 200watts specially for ML Scenario as my previous yamaha, and denon was not able to play these power hungary ML electrostatic spk, but now I am using LUXMAN 80 watts tube and mosfet hybrid integrated amp as they sound more clear and sweeter on them.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2004

Price Paid:    $2650.00

Purchased At:   karachi-PAKISTAN



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by slbenz a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: October 2, 2003

Bottom Line:   
Bought these as a replacement for a pair of B&W CDM7SEs. I thought the B&Ws were good, the Scenarios are great! Much greater resolution, depth and detail. I guess it is part of the electrostatic design. Auditioned these with the new Mosaics and Claritys by Martin Logan. The Mosaics though good still did not have the open and airy sound of the Scenarios. The Scenarios sounded very similar to the Claritys in detail and open soundstage. The Scenarios definitely have a small sweet spot. It is almost eerie to sit down and hear the singer literally sound like they are in front of you. Standing up reduces the high frequencies somewhat. If you are looking for highly detailed and open speakers, you should give this a demo. And at the price I paid, I feel they are a steal.

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2002

Price Paid:    $1400.00

Purchased At:   Magnolia Hi-Fi, San



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by David Carrington a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: February 14, 2003

Bottom Line:   
The ML Scenario offers a compact taste of the qualities of ESL technologies. Extremely spacious and natural presentation, with none of the usual unnatural spittiness of box speakers with dome tweeters. The fact that the ESL panel handles all frequencies from 500Hz up enables an almost seamless presentation that retains much of the dynamic contrasts that are filtered out through a conventional dynamic speaker and its x-over.

Bass is surprisingly well extended, and tight and punchy. The ressst of the frequency range can only be described as MAGIC!

Very few products let you just sit back, smile and enjoy listening to music, without picking faults in your system. But this is one of them. Mind you, don't think you can compromise on the quality af all that preceeds them, because they are very revealing.

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Used product for:   1 to 3 months

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2003




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